This Week, It Was a Thing on TV concludes their Olympic series of episodes with three episodes featuring hot dog eating, bears, chimps and Reebok Pump’s.
First, we start our games by bringing you athletes and normal people competing against animals in two FOX specials--Man vs. Beast. Come for Olympic runners going against jungle animals, stay for little people battling an elephant in a test of strength.
Then, we continue with men battling bears in bear-themed competition. That’s it. We talk about other things like Bil Dwyer and Matt Vasgersian because…it’s just men battling bears. Did you know Honey Bump is a bear? IMDb says so!
Finally, the Olympic Triplecast wasn’t the only big flop in 1992. Reebok ran an ad campaign with two highly touted athletes, only for one to not make it to Barcelona. One ended up eventually winning gold four years later though and hey at least it sold a lot of Reebok Pump’s.
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